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A Fathers Day Double Feature – Rusty Mondays Big Screen Film Club
June 20, 2016 @ 7:00 pm
Monday, June 20, 2016 – 7:00pm
A Fathers’ Day Double Feature
7pm – To Kill a Mockingbird (1962)
Directed by Robert Mulligan
A young girl grows up fast when her lawyer father defends a black man accused of raping a white woman. – TCM
1963 Academy Awards for Best Actor, (Gregory Peck), Best Art Direction and Best Writing and Screenplay
9:15 – Life is Beautiful (1998)
Directed by Roberto Benigni
In 1939, Guido, (Roberto Benigni), an Italian Jew, falls in love with Dora, (Nicoletta Braschi), who isn’t Jewish. He woos her away from the Fascist official she has been dating, and they get married. Their son Giosue grows up among growing anti-Semitism. As the war progresses, Guido and Giosue are arrested and taken to a concentration camp. Dora goes too, determined not to separate the family. In the midst of the horrors of the camp, Guido protects his son by pretending that survival in the concentration camp is an elaborate game with which Giosue must play along or be sent home. – TCM
1999 Academy Awards for Best Actor, (Roberto Benigni), Best Music, Orig Dramatic Score and Best Foreign Language Film.
Doors 6:30 . Films start at 7pm
Entrance FREE but donations are appreciated.
Watch the To Kill a Mockingbird trailer:
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